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Principles of Australian Contract Law: Cases and Materials, 4th edition

Principles of Australian Contract Law: Cases and Materials, 4th edition

Radan, P; Gooley, J; Vickovich, I, 2017

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In Principles of Australian Contract Law: Cases and Materials, 4th edition, the authors draw together the key decisions and relevant legislation that illustrate the development of legal principles underpinning Australian contract law. Each case extract includes a summary of the most important elements — court, facts, issue, and decision — and helpful comments to assist readers to understand why a particular case is important and the principle to be drawn from the decision.

 

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Principles of Australian Contract Law: Cases and Materials, 4th edition, the authors draw together the key decisions and relevant legislation that illustrate the development of legal principles underpinning legal cases, legal materials and Australian contract law. Each case extract includes a summary of the most important elements — court, facts, issue, and decision — and helpful comments to assist readers to understand why a particular case is important and the principle to be drawn from the decision. Relevant secondary sources are also included to expand critical thinking on many topics.

The fourth edition of this text has been fully revised to ensure alignment with current teaching. New case extracts include:

  • Australian Financial Services and Leasing v Hills Industries (2014)
  • CA & CA Ballan Pty Ltd v Oliver Hume (Aust) (2017)
  • Commonwealth Bank v Barker (2014)
  • Electricity Generation Corp v Woodside Energy (2014)
  • Gynch v Polish Club Ltd (2015)
  • Hayward v Zurich Insurance Co (2016)
  • Paciocco v ANZ Banking Group (2016)
  • Pavlovic v Universal Music Australia (2015)
  • Richmond v Moore Stephens Adelaide (2015)
  • Together with its companion textbook, Principles of Australian Contract Law, this text makes an ideal resource for students, practitioners, and anyone wishing to understand this complex area of law.

     

    Related Titles

    Radan, Gooley & Vickovich, Principles of Australian Contract Law, 4th ed, 2018
    Butler, LexisNexis Questions & Answers: Contract Law, 5th ed, 2015
    Mellick & Newlyn, LexisNexis Study Guide: Contract Law, 2015

    Author

    John Gooley is a Barrister-at-Law practises at 153 Phillip, Barristers, in Sydney.

    Peter Radan is a Professor of Law at Macquarie Law School, Macquarie University.

    Ilija Vickovich is a Lecturer at Macquarie Law School, Macquarie University.

    Table of Contents

    Ch 1. Introduction

    PART 1 HISTORY AND THEORY
    Ch 2. History of Contract Law
    Ch 3. Contract Theory

    PART 2 FORMATION OF A CONTRACT
    Ch 4. The Fact of Agreement
    Ch 5. The Requirements of Certainty and Completeness
    Ch 6. Consideration
    Ch 7. Intention to Create Legal Relations
    Ch 8. The Requirement of Writing
    Ch 9. Capacity

    PART 3 TERMS OF A CONTRACT
    Ch 10. Express Terms
    Ch 11. Implied Terms
    Ch 12. Construction of Contractual Terms
    Ch 13. Construction of Exclusion Clauses

    PART 4 VITIATING FACTORS
    Ch 14. Misprepresentation
    Ch 15. Misleading or Deceptive Conduct
    Ch 16. Mistake
    Ch 17. Duress
    Ch 18. Undue Influence
    Ch 19. Unconscionable Transactions
    Ch 20. Contracts Review Act 1980 (NSW)
    Ch 21. Unfair Contracts

    PART 5 DISCHARGE
    Ch 22. Discharge by Performance
    Ch 23. Discharge by Agreement
    Ch 24. Discharge by Breach
    Ch 25. Discharge by Frustration

    PART 6 ILLEGALITY
    Ch 26. Statutory Illegality
    Ch 27. Common Law Illegality
    Ch 28. Effect of Illegality

    PART 7 REMEDIES BASED ON CONTRACT
    Ch 29. Damages for Breach of Contract
    Ch 30. Actions for a Fixed Sum and Debt
    Ch 31. Specific Performance
    Ch 32. Injunctions
    Ch 33. Equitable Damages
    Ch 34. Rectification
    Ch 35. Rescission

    PART 8 OTHER BASES OF RELIEF
    Ch 36. Equitable Estoppel
    Ch 37. Liability in the Law of Torts
    Ch 38. Restitution

    PART 9 THIRD PARTY RIGHTS
    Ch 39. Privity of Contract
    Ch 40. Assignment of Contractual Rights and Liabilities

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